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White lines: changing attitudes toward addiction

Increased coverage of addiction in white Massachusetts communities may have led to increased support for addiction services.

Boston Girls Invited To Boston Center for Youth and Families Citywide Girls Summit

Girls ages 11-15 are invited to take part in songwriting, poetry, painting, performing arts, mural design, and graphic design workshops. Councilor Ayana Pressley and Chief of the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement Megan Costello will be among the number of ...

An Experimental Event Landscape called “The Lawn on D”

An interactive and first-of-its-kind outdoor event space called “The Lawn on D” - located adjacent to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) - opens officially to the public on Saturday, August 16th at 12 p.m. The day’s activities will ...

Boston’s Puerto Rican community celebrates culture at City Hall Plaza

The three-day Puerto Rican Festival brought thousands to City Hall Plaza for live music, carnival rides and a parade.

Director Spike Lee leads MVAAFF discussion at preview of Katt Williams Priceless Afterlife

The 12th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival is well underway with enthusiastic crowds and full venues. Director Spike Lee will appear on the 9th t0 preview of the HBO Comedy Special, Katt Williams Priceless and Afterlife on Saturday ...

Strand Theatre exhibit honors historic black vets

Exhibit in Strand Theatre's newly rehabbed exhibit space honors black veterans who served from the American Revolution through WWII.

“What’s Hot” in the City

Tonight from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the ICA presents Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie as part of their “Harborwalk Sounds” series. Admission: Free

American race relations focal point at NABJ forum

Journalist Ed Gordon and Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree hosted a forum on race in America during the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Boston.

NABJ kicks off Boston conference with forum on development, gentrification

Local leaders in the housing field led a community discussion on the effects of real estate and commercial development on middle-income and low-income Boston residents.

Obituary: Owen H. Brooks, 85, dedicated life to uplifting Miss. blacks

Former Roxbury resident Owen H. Brooks died at age 85 after a lifetime dedicated to the betterment of blacks in Mississippi.

In The News: Sean Jones

Berklee College of Music has named noted trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department.

Cambridge College Offers Programs for the New Majority

The new majority of students is now over the age of 25. For over 40 years has specialized in educating adult learners.

Corey Allen, Dan Cullinane vying for 12th Suffolk District seat

State Rep. Dan Cullinane and Corey Allen are front runners in the race for the 12th Suffolk District House seat.

Candidates for statewide office meet with more than 400 Roxbury-area voters at RoxVote cookout

More than 400 attended the annual RoxVote Cookout with the Candidates event. The 32 candidates who turned out for the event ranged from gubernatorial candidates to those vying for House seats.

National Association of Black Journalists convention a major milestone for Boston

The National Association of Black Journalists held their annual convention in Boston for the first time since the group was founded in 1975.